ADAS System Certification Engineer

Coventry, UK

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ADAS System Certification Engineer

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. We constantly redefine the norm and challenge ourselves to shine. Passion and emotion drive us, electricity and innovation drive our cars. Our products are excellent, efficient and entertaining.

In Polestar’s future, there is no room for shortcuts, excuses or compromises. We are all in, dedicated on our ambition. Guiding our industry forward through pure, progressive performance.

Due to aggressive growth plans Polestar is currently looking to recruit an ADAS System Certification Engineer.

Personal attributes

In order to succeed at Polestar you will need to possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the ability to build effective working relationships across multiple disciplines is paramount.  Attitude is everything at Polestar, we are always pushing boundaries and in order to achieve the unimaginable you must have a can-do approach and an open mind to endless possibilities.

ADAS Certification is crucial to the success of any original equipment manufacturer (OEM). This ensures that the ADAS systems designed and provided to our customers are safe as well as meeting their demands. The need for ADAS System Certification in increasing rapidly. Meaning that monitoring and evaluating our customer markets and their requirements is a necessary step to expand our brand globally and ensuring the correct level of documentation is created in the development process.

Understanding, optimising, and regulating is key in this role. Helping others in the team to understand both system and component requirements, is essential to ensure that the chosen systems fulfil the planned functionality in our products and meet the local legal requirements.

You will be responsible for the certification of the system, by promoting balanced technical, logical, and economical solutions based on the identified requirements. Verifying system legal requirements and performing assessments in the projects.

Key Objectives & Responsibilities:

The ADAS System Certification Engineer is responsible for but not limited to…

  • Understanding and working to constraints such as commonality and carry-over systems.
  • Reviewing new and existing legal requirements and cascading sub-requirements to the cross disciplinary teams.
  • Creating the certification documentation for the ADAS systems in line with the Market specifications and to the timing deadlines of the project.
  • Planning strategies for system certification, working with certification partners, documenting in technical/logical plans, reporting on the status, revising based on inputs, and being rational in raising concerns or issues.
  • Documenting the decision-making process of alternative solutions, including technology, time, and cost. Including the final requirements, technical solution, and decision.
  • Propelling multidisciplinary development, by leading or supporting cross disciplinal views from requirement to realisation. For example, functionality, controls, and architectures; electrical, mechanical, and IT.

Academic Requirements

You should be…

  • University degree educated or equivalent in a technical area.
  • Able to demonstrate experience from working within automotive research and development; systems, testing, and computer aided engineering. Preferably within development work regarding ADAS and legal certification.
  • Experienced in developing test methods and sequences for system testing and documentation.
  • Knowledgeable within ADAS legal requirements, system requirements cascading & analysis methods, for example Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA). Functional Safety & Cyber Security
  • Able to demonstrate technical leadership, business acumen, system engineering methods, and project management methods.
  • Knowledgeable within automotive tools, i.e. requirements cascading tools
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written.
  • Excited and willing to support teams.

If you believe you have what it takes to work at the heart of automotive innovation, then we look forward to reviewing your application.

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